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A beautiful day in July 1980 sees BR Class 76's No's 76016 and 76007 depart platform 4 at Guide Bridge with a special for Sheffield via the Woodhead line. Built at Gorton in 1950/51 by Metro Vickers the class had just a year left before the idiotic decision to close the Woodhead line came into force. A 506 unit bound for Manchester Piccadilly can be seen on platform 3.
Picture added on 12 July 2009 at 12:57